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Work experience

Apr 2007Present

Cashier & Clerk

TSC Ltd.

  • Complete special orders for customers
  • take care of rain checks, customer service, sales person, answering phone calls, closing off tills, and stocking shelves
  • I strengthened my people skills and learned a great deal about life in general
  • Use my knowledge to assists employees and customers
  • Train employees for numerous duties, such as cash, computer programs, closing procedures and merchandise
  • Exercised patience and tried to differentiate my instruction in order to provide employees with different perspectives
May 2009Present

The Beer Store

The Beer Store
  • Very demanding job in many different aspects
  • Need to be responsible to determine whether or not a potential customer is sober or can legally buy the product
  • I have come across a few situations which I have had to make a judgement call as to the safety of myself, fellow employees and customers
  • Offered me the chance to see a much broader sense of the world around
  • Helped me to make well thought out decisions
  • Counted inventory
  • Counted and closed the safe
  • Closed the store
Jan 2009Present

Proctor & Tutor

Nipissing University

Proctor & Tutor, Nipissing University, Ontario — 2009-current

  • Allowed me to meet many fascinating people who have taught me a multitude of things
  • Met many students from a variety of educational backgrounds and capabilities 
  • Taught me how to differentiate a concept in numerous ways, until I would find a way that the tutee could understand
  • Proctoring exams, which helped me better understand learning disabilities
  • Thought that needs to go into planning for students who require modifications
May 2003Aug 2005


TSC Ltd.


Sep 2010Apr 2011


Nipissing Univesrity

-Intermediate & senior division

-Teachable subjects

-mathematics and business/accounting

-Workshops - Edubloggers, Notebook 1, Notebook 2

-Minor: Business Administration

-Certification in Mathematics (7-12)

-Business administration/accounting (9-12)

St.Mary’s High School — 6 week placement, Owen Sound Ontario, 

  • October 12-29, November 29 to December 17
  • Taught alongside Kirk Sadler in Principals of Mathematics (MPM2D), Functions of Mathematics (MCF3M) and Functions (MCR3U)
  • Created a unit test

Notre Dame Elementary School — 6 week placement, Owen Sound Ontario, 

  • February 07 to March 25
  • Taught alongside Donna Hogan in a grade 8 class

Professional Development

  • Open Questioning and technology integration in the Mathematics Classroom (2010), Bruce Grey Catholic District School Board
Sep 2004Apr 2010

Bachelor of Arts

Nipissing University
  • 6 calculus courses, 2 algebra courses, 2 discrete courses, 2 probability and statistics courses, mathematical modelling, number theory, 2 senior research courses (mathematical coloring & marcov chains)
  • 3 accounting courses, business statistics, commercial law, introduction to economics
  • introduction to computer, mathematical computation
  • world religions & cultures, sociology of education, physiology for educators,October 12-29, November 29 to December 17
  • Taught alongside Kirk Sadler in Principals of Mathematics (MPM2D), Functions of Mathematics (MCF3M) and Functions (MCR3U)
  • Created a unit test
Sep 2000Jan 2005

Ontario Secondary School Diploma

St.Mary's High School
  • Most Valuable Player - soccer (2001)
  • Honour role student
  • extra curricular activities (soccer, basketball, volleyball, badminton, snowboarding)


Computer Skills
Computer Grading Graphing calculators Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Power Point C++  basic web-design  MATLAB MAPLE  SMART technology Apple’s iWork - keynote, pages, imovie, iphoto, garage band  


Jacob Robinson

Owen Sound location

Amy Thompson

Southampton Location

Stacey Klages

Owen Sound location


To serve as a Bruce Grey Catholic District School Board employee so that I can use my life experiences, education and faith to enrich each students’ educational experience. I believe that each student has the capability to reach and surpass his/her goals, but most importantly, each student has the right to a quality education that will always help them better themselves.


Cover Letter

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Mr. Bruce MacPherson

Director of Education

Bruce Grey Catholic District School Board 

799 - 16th Avenue

Hanover, Ontario N4N 3A1

Dear Mr. Macpherson,

With my quality education from Nipissing University and the Schulich School of Education, alongside with my work experience, I am confident in my ability and passion to become a positive addition to the Bruce Grey Catholic District School Board as a high school Mathematics and Business Teacher.

As you will see in my enclosed resume, I have earned an honours Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and a minor in business administration, as well as gained certification in Mathematics (7-12) and business administration and accounting (9-12). Being a versatile individual, I have had the opportunity to teach students who functioned below, at and above grade level. I have been very successful at accommodating diverse student needs by facilitating all styles of learners, offering individualized and extracurricular support and integrating effective materials.

I encourage learning by using a number of different manipulatives, hands-on activities, and various forms of technology. By incorporating class discussions, open-ended questions, and cooperative learning, I am able to facilitate a highly interactive and inquisitive class atmosphere. In addition, I want to bring my catholic faith into the classroom so that my students can obtain a quality education that teaches alongside the curriculum expectations.

Being a hard working well-rounded educator, I welcome the opportunity to meet with you to discuss how my extensive experience, collaborative nature, and innovative classroom skills would benefit your mathematics and business program. Thank you for your time and consideration. I  look forward to hearing from you soon.

Sincerely yours,

Emily Azevedo


  • Horse Back Riding
  • Sports
  • Charities
  • Volunteering
  • Mathematics

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